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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa, was born at Kensington Palace on 14 April 1874, the third son of Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth (1833–1897)...

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H. M. Vibart

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Edward, prince of Saxe-Weimar (1823–1902), army officer, was the eldest son of Bernard, duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1792–1862), and his wife, Princess Ida (1794–1852), daughter of George, duke of Saxe-Meiningen. His father was the younger son of Charles Augustus, grand duke of Saxe-Weimar. His mother was younger sister of ...

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L. G. C. Laughton

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Ernest (1830–1904), prince of Leiningen and naval officer, was born Ernst Leopold Victor Karl August Joseph Emich at Amorbach, Bavaria, on 9 November 1830. He was the elder son of Charles, reigning prince of Leiningen (1804–1856), and his wife, Marie, countess of Klebelsberg...

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Ernest (1830–1904) by Frederick Richard Say, 1856–7 [[Left to right] Victor, prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Count Gleichen (1833-1891) and ] The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Maurice, prince palatine of the Rhine (1621–1652) by William Dobson, 1645? © reserved

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Maurice, prince palatine of the Rhine (1621–1652), royalist army officer and naval officer, was the fourth son of Frederick V (1596–1632), elector palatine of the Rhine, and his wife, Elizabeth (1596–1662), daughter of James VI and I of Great Britain and sister of ...

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Mountbatten, Louis Alexander, first marquess of Milford Haven [formerly Prince Louis of Battenberg] (1854–1921), naval officer, was the eldest son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and his morganatic wife, Countess Julia Theresa von Haucke. He was born Ludwig Alexander at Graz, Austria...

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Rupert, prince and count palatine of the Rhine and duke of Cumberland (1619–1682), royalist army and naval officer, was born on 18 December 1619 ns, the son of Frederick V (1596–1632), elector palatine of the Rhine, and his wife, Elizabeth (1596–1662), the daughter of ...

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Rupert, prince and count palatine of the Rhine and duke of Cumberland (1619–1682) by Sir Peter Lely, c. 1665–6 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Victor, prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg [known as Count Gleichen] (1833–1891), naval officer and sculptor, was the third and youngest son of Prince Ernst of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his wife, Princess Feodore, the only daughter of Emich Charles, reigning prince of Leiningen, and his wife, ...